Ronald Biles

Ronald Biles

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Ronald Biles is the Grandfather of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, who became one of the most decorated gymnasts in U.S. history.

Early Life

Ronald Biles was born on August 8, 1949, in the United States. He is now 72 years old. He is the grandfather of Simone Biles. Simone is a gymnast who won four gold medals at the 2016 Olympics in the all-around, team, floor exercise, and vault competitions.

Unfortunately, there is no information regarding Ronald’s education and parents. Ronald adopted Simone at the age of 6 in 2001.

Simone Biles

Caption: “Ronald Biles with his wife and daughter:
Source: FirstSportz

Professional Life

Simone Biles

Simone’s career as a gymnast started when she first tried gymnastics at the young age of six. It was during a field trip with her daycare mates. She then opted for a training program at Bannon’s Gymnastic. Thus, she began her official training with her coach Aimee Boorman. She was eight years old at that time.

In 2011, she began her official career by competing in the American Classic in Houston 2011.  She was placed 3rd all round, perfecting the first position on vault and balance beam. Later, the same year, she participated in the USA Classic in Chicago, Illinois. She hot placed 20th all round.

Simone Biles

Caption: “Simone Biles during the Olympic”
Source: Olympics


In 2012, she quit public school and started homeschooling to focus on her training. She was placed 1st all round, excelling once again at the vault in the 2012 American Classic at Huntsville, Texas. Moreover, she was placed 1st in the US Classic at Chicago as well which paved way for an entry to the National Championship.

She made her senior international debut along with teammate Katelyn Ohashi as replacements for Elizabeth Price and Kyla Ross after they withdrew from the 2013 American Cup due to injuries.

In addition, she secured the 1st prize in the 2013 City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy. In the 2013 National Championships, she won the all-around champion title ahead of Kyla Ross, the previous medalist.


Furthermore, she repeated her performance by grabbing the gold at the 2014 Gymnastics National Championship, after she missed a couple of tournaments at the beginning of the year due to a shoulder injury.

Moreover, she stood first at the 2015 AT & T American Cup with a score of 62.2999, 4.467 points ahead of the silver medalist. On July 29, 2015, Simone Biles announced that she would be turning pro and signed with Octagon.

She won her 3rd all-around national title, becoming only the second woman to do so. In addition, she also became the first woman to grab three consecutive world championship titles after she won the 2015 Artistic Gymnastics Championship.

2016: Olympics Game

In 2016, she won the Pacific Rim Championships and the National Championship with a great margin in the all-around title. On 10 July, she was announced as part of the squad for the Olympics.

On August 9, 2016, Simone won her first gold medal in the Olympic Games. She later won the all-around gold in the individual event on 11 August. She won her second gold in the women’s vault with a score of 15.966.

Simone had the same score in the floor event and secured gold in that too. In addition, she also grabbed a bronze on the balance beam.

Net Worth

Simone has earned a good amount of money from her professional career. She has also been able to accomplish numerous things in his life including fame, popularity, fans, and many more. Hence, there is no denying that she acquires an abundance of wealth as well. Therefore, her estimated net worth is around $16 million.

Personal Life

Ronald Biles is married to Nellie Biles. They adopted Simone in 2001 when she was 6. In 2016, the Russian cyber espionage group Fancy Bear hacked the World Doping Agency. As a result, her medical information was released. Later, she announced on Twitter that she is suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

She was allowed treatment for the same and was granted Therapeutic Use Exemption. Simone Biles dated Stacey Ervin Jr from 2017 to 2020. In August 2020, she began dating American footballer Jonathan Owens. Moreover, on February 15, 2022, she announced her engagement to Jonathan Owens.

Simone Biles

Caption: “Simone with her fiance Jonathan Owens “
Source: ABC News

Body Measurements and Social Media

Ronald’s body measurement is not available. However, he has black hair and eye color. He is also not active on social sites. However, Simone’s body measurement is available. She is 4 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 46kg.

Moreover, his granddaughter is available on Instagram as @simonebiles. She is also available on Twitter as @Simone_Biles. In addition, she also uses Facebook and has 1.6 Million followers.

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